1997-2000: Aspire 2000

Campaign Leadership:

  • John Wallace, Chairman
  • Walton Smith, Jr., Treasurer
  • Scott Bagwell, Image Enhancement Chair
  • Earl O. Bradley, III, Business Development Chair
  • David B. Smith, Community Enhancement Chair
  • F. Gene Washer, Data Center Chair

 

Campaign Highlights:

  • $1.6 million in private funds raised for local marketing efforts
  • 8,151 new jobs created
  • 7 new companies recruited
  • 12 industry expansions
  • Increased average wages from $20,000 to $23,000
  • Encouraged over $100 million worth of local and state roads construction and improvements

 

News

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Aspire VI dollars are key to the future of our local business development, which is anticipated to bring over 4,500 new jobs, $3 billion in new capital investment and, in turn, a 20% increase in the median household income to the area over the next five years.

Friday, January 11, 2019

The Clarksville-Montgomery County, Tenn. Economic Development Council (EDC) Executive Committee is pleased to announce they have received commitment from Jeff M. Truitt, 46, of Clarksville, to fill the position of Chief Executive Officer.

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